Construction of Basin Electric’s Deer Creek Station begins this week in South Dakota

Deer Creek Station

The heavy lifting began July 27 on the Deer Creek Station. Deer Creek Station will be a 300-megawatt, natural gas-fired, combined cycle power plant … [Read more...]

Laramie River Station anniversary and good news for the present

Laramie River Station Grayrocks outlet

On July 1, Laramie River Station Unit 1 celebrated its birthday quietly doing what it’s been doing for the past 30 years – generating reliable … [Read more...]

Laramie River Station Spring Outage – Unit 2 (via Heartland’s blog)

This is a story written by Danielle Rosheim at Heartland Consumers Power District, and posted on June 1, 2010. In April, Laramie River Station … [Read more...]

Summer Camp Showdown! (via Tracy on the road)

Colorado (via Tracy on the Road)

Tracy Fugere is back from a Story Behind the Switch trip that took her to the mountains of Colorado and to the fields of Nebraska. Check out her … [Read more...]

Brief look at what a full Grayrocks Reservoir means for Laramie River Station

Laramie River Station

The man-made lake that supplies water to the Laramie River Station reached 100-percent capacity on May 28. The last time the reservoir was full was … [Read more...]

National rodeo event in Wyoming sponsored by Touchstone Energy Cooperatives

National High School Finals Rodeo

This week, Touchstone Energy Cooperatives are sponsoring the 62nd National High School Finals Rodeo in Gillette, WY. Basin Electric teamed up … [Read more...]

Basin Electric sponsors new radio show

Dakota Air: The Radio Show

North Dakota, step up to the mic. Basin Electric has signed on to be a major sponsor of “Dakota Air: The Radio Show,” a new addition to production … [Read more...]

Basin Electric directors visit nuclear power plant

Power plants – Basin Electric has a lot of them. But not like this one. This is the Duane Arnold Energy Center. It’s a nuclear power plant and … [Read more...]

Basin Electric: Powering the Next Generation (via Bucket Truck’s Blog)

The Bucket Truck Blogger features a post today on Basin Electric's Story Behind the Switch. This blog is based in Lewisville, Texas. The company … [Read more...]

Instant analysis of coal coming into Antelope Valley Station

More proof of Basin Electric's commitment to the environment. Basin Electric's Antelope Valley Station, located near Beulah, ND, is using a new … [Read more...]